An especially eager Salazar (6-1-2) accepted a bantamweight challenge against Mexico City’s ring hardened Villalobos (13-11-1) in ultra-green San Jose, Costa Rica last Saturday. Despite 10 days-notice, San Antonio’s Salazar took the match.
Rios (31-2-1,23KO) is scheduled to fight Diego Chaves (23-1,19KO) in a ten rounds or less welterweight scrap at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas on August 2nd, 2014. HBO will televise. But as I am writing this article Diego Chaves is still in Argentina without a visa
Fight Chatter: Results and upcoming action from around the world.
A female contest between France’s Anne Sophie Mathis and Germany’s Christina Hammer was ruled a “no contest” days after Hammer was declared the winner by disqualification. Mathis originally knocked out Hammer with a blow to the head, but the referee ruled it was an illegal
Riverside junior welterweight Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera won his debut under the Golden Boy Promotions banner with an impressive victory against Johan Perez. Next will be a WBA world title shot soon against the champion.
Mayweather walked through Saul "Canelo" Alvarez to maintain his place at the top of the list. Several others had great years including Tim "Desert Storm" Bradley and Danny "Swift" Garcia. A few others dropped out of the list and a few cracked into the top dozen.(see the full story)